Ricardo Banks - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Ricardo Banks

Jr./Jr. | 6-2 | Mid-Distance | Houston, Texas | Cypress Falls HS/Arkansas-Little Rock

College
Arkansas-Little Rock – Placed fourth in the Sun Belt Conference 800m twice during 2021 season, indoors (1:54.18) and outdoors (1:52.08) … Equaled outdoor UALR school record of 1:50.82 in prelims of conference meet … Competed on 4×400 and distance medley relays in Sun Belt Championships … As a freshman, finished seventh in mile at Sun Belt Indoor with best of 4:28.38 … Collegiate best times also include 50.02 (400m) and 4:05.90 (1,500m) … Competing in cross country, placed 31st in 2019 Sun Belt Conference meet.

High School
2018 graduate of Cypress Falls High School in Houston, Texas … Placed fourth in 3,000m with career best of 9:27.80 at 2016 AAU Junior Olympics … In 2018, placed second in 1,600 and third in 3,200 in District 17-6A, then placed second in 3,200 at Area meet and 15th in Region III-6A … Established two mile best of 9:45.86 as runner-up in Texas A&M Indoor Classic … High school best marks included 4:37.75 (mile), 9:45.86 (two mile) indoors, as well as 4:19.41 (1500), 4:30.82 (1600), 9:45.07 (3200) outdoors.

Career best marks

Indoor

800 | 1:53.95

Mile | 4:28.38

600 | 1:23.00

Outdoor

800 | 1:50.82

1,500 | 4:05.90

400 | 50.02